Panasonic KX-PS8000 Manual

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Setup Manual
Model No. 
KX-PS8000
Quick
Start
with basic operation
This manual describes basic setup procedures for the Panasonic KX-PS8000 Digital Color Imaging System
and necessary precautions for safety and use. For further detailed information, refer to the Operating
Instructions and Utilities and Drivers Reference Guide which are provided on the CD-ROM.
If the Acrobat Reader application has not been installed in your computer, you are required to install this
application so that you can read the documentation stored on the CD-ROM ( 
P. 38).
Please carefully read this manual and keep this documentation in a safe place for future reference.

Summary of Contents of manual for Panasonic KX-PS8000

  • Page 1 r t t a S c k Setup Manual u i Q with basic operation Model No. KX-PS8000 This...
  • Page 2 Thank you for purchasing the Panasonic KX-PS8000 Digital Color Imaging System (DCIS). The Panasonic KX-PS8000 Digital Color Imaging System...
  • Page 3Contents For Your Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
  • Page 4 For Your Safety General Warning BTo prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose this product to rain or...
  • Page 5 Moving the Units The scanner weighs approximately 17.3 kg {38.1 lbs.} and the printer weighs approximately 47.9 kg {105.5...
  • Page 6 FOR USERS IN U.K. IMPORTANT: FOR YOUR SAFETY PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TEXT CAREFULLY This printer is supplied with...
  • Page 7 End-User License Agreement THIS IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND PANASONIC. CAREFULLY READ ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS...
  • Page 8 Cautions To avoid machine malfunction, do not use the equipment under the following conditions: Before You Start BDirect exposure...
  • Page 9■CD-ROM To prevent the CD-ROMs from accidental damages: Before You Start BDo not touch or write on the BDo not...
  • Page 10 Features The KX-PS8000 is a high quality system that provides fast color image processing functions, Printer Function Before You...
  • Page 11 System Requirements PC Before You Start To operate the KX-PS8000 Enhanced system effectively, see the following. CPU: More than...
  • Page 12 Minimum Space Requirements Before You Start 50 cm (19.7″) ADF opening space 105 cm (41.3″) * Power Source Minimum...
  • Page 13 Unpacking Make sure that all of the items shown below were provided and have not been damaged. Report damage...
  • Page 14 Part Names Scanner Before You Start ■Front side view ADF top cover Document guides ( ☞ P. 43) Part...
  • Page 15 Printer ■Front side view Before You Start Printer panel ( ☞ P. 18) Right side door ( ☞ P....
  • Page 16 Scanner Panel Overview Before You Start # $ % RESET ENTER INCREASE/NEXT STOP START START B/W COLOR MODE Scanner...
  • Page 17& READY/ERROR indicator BThe READY indicator (green) blinks during initializing/scanning operation and is illuminated (ON) when the scanner is ready....
  • Page 18 Printer Panel Overview # Before You Start READY ) ERORR MENU /EXIT ENTER Printer Panel Overview CANCEL CONTINUE $...
  • Page 19Setting Up the Printer Preparing the Imaging Unit Setting Up the Output Tray 1 Open the front door. 1 Remove...
  • Page 20 Installing the Toner Caution: Cartridges BDo not leave the right side door open for more than 1 minute; the...
  • Page 21 Setting Up the Scanner Unlocking the Scanner Installing the Automatic The scanner must be unlocked before it can be Document...
  • Page 22 Installing the Scanner The scanner can be installed using two methods: Method A. On top of the printer Method...
  • Page 23 Loading Media Loading Paper or 2 Remove all packaging materials from inside the media tray; refer to the Transparencies in...
  • Page 24 Margins and Print Area 5 Place the media in the tray under the hooks. When the image is printed...
  • Page 25 Connecting the System The scanner, printer, and PC (with SCSI-2 board installed) can be installed in different configurations ■Connecting...
  • Page 26 DCIS Standard System 3 Connect the SCSI cable provided to the printer’s SCSI connector and to If a SCSI-2...
  • Page 276 Connect the power cords to the scanner’s AC inlet, to the printer’s AC DCIS Stand Alone System inlet and...
  • Page 28 Connecting the Scanner to Connecting the Printer to a a Computer Computer Note for Terminator setting: Note for Terminator...
  • Page 29■Using a parallel interface cable: Setting the SCSI ID Number, If you do not have a parallel interface cable, you...
  • Page 30 Power On 1 Turn ON the scanner, then the printer. Next turn ON the computer. 2 The scanner will...
  • Page 31 Installing the KX-PS8000 Software The KX-PS8000 software installation will create the following. Installing the Printer Driver and Utilities for Windows...
  • Page 32 Installing the Printer Driver ■Using Plug and Play and Utilities for Windows 95 Turn on the scanner, then the...
  • Page 33 Installing the Printer Driver and Utilities for Windows NT 4.0 13 Click Next> . 1 Start Windows NT 4.0. 14...
  • Page 34 Installing the SCSI port: Notes: 11 Open Drivers, Winnt40, Printer, then select Monitor.inf file. BIt is recommended that you...
  • Page 35For a client computer: 7 Select the KX-PS8000 printer. To use the printer connected to the server, perform the following...
  • Page 36 ■Removing the Printer Driver Removing the KX-PS8000 1 Click Start , move the pointer to Software Settings and click...
  • Page 37 Installing the Bundled Software For Windows 3.1: ■For Windows 95 / Windows NT BCorel Photo-Paint 5.0 Plus 4.0 users: BTextBridge...
  • Page 38 Reading a Manual on the KX-PS8000 CD-ROM The following files are included on the KX-PS8000 To open and read...
  • Page 39 Setting the Color Density The printer panel provides an interface to adjust the The current density setting for each color...
  • Page 40 2 Compare the current color density settings on the Color Calibration Page 4A Ifcolors you wish to adjust the...
  • Page 414B Ifeach you wish to adjust the density for color independently, perform the 5 Press the ENTER button to reprint...
  • Page 42 Before Operation Acceptable Documents Unacceptable Documents The documents that meet the following conditions Do not use the following types...
  • Page 43 Placing Documents ■ Using the scanner glass Perform the following and go to page # Open the ADF. 44...
  • Page 44 Duplicating Documents Any acceptable documents (☞ P. 42) can be duplicated. Before you start operation, make sure the printer...
  • Page 455 To produce a high quality duplicate(s) 1 Place the document in the ADF tray or on the scanner glass...
  • Page 46 Scanning Documents Any acceptable documents ( ☞ P. 42) can be ■For Windows 95 / Windows NT scanned. 4.0...
  • Page 479 Place the document(s) in the ADF tray or on the scanner glass ( ☞ P. 43). 2 Click OK...
  • Page 48 Scanner Menu Mode The scanner Menu mode includes a Main menu and Once in the Menu mode: a Selection...
  • Page 49 Main Menu Selection Menu Notes (Upper line in LCD) (Lower line in LCD) Face Up Output Order (ADF) Face...
  • Page 50 Outline for Operation INCREASE/NEXT Scanner Panel START COLOR/ENTER RESET ENTER INCREASE/NEXT STOP START START B/W COLOR MODE READY/ERROR START...
  • Page 51 Printer Menu Mode The printer Menu mode includes a Main menu, Item BPress the ENTER button to: menu, Selection...
  • Page 52 Main Menu Item Menu Selection 1 Menu Selection 2 Menu Maintenance Page Count xxxxxx Imaging Unit Usage=xx% Transfer Unit...
  • Page 53 Outline for Operation Printer Panel 7 Press the ENTER button to activate your selection and advance to the next...
  • Page 54 Troubleshooting Scanner Trouble Possible Cause Corrective Action Scanner does not turn on. AC cord is not connected. Connect the...
  • Page 55 Trouble Possible Cause Corrective Action Scanned image has vertical lines ADF scanner glass or white sheet Clean the ADF...
  • Page 56 Printer Trouble Possible Cause Corrective Action READY indicator is blinking. The printer is receiving, Wait for the job to...
  • Page 57 Trouble Possible Cause Corrective Action A single color appears faded. The color density is set incorrectly Check the density...
  • Page 58 Trouble Possible Cause Corrective Action Prints are missing fine-line detail. The imaging unit has reached the Replace the imaging...
  • Page 59 Trouble Possible Cause Corrective Action On the Maintenance Page, one or The imaging unit is scratched. Replace the imaging...
  • Page 60 Trouble Possible Cause Corrective Action The entire page prints in black, Bad electrical contact for the main Reinsert the...
  • Page 61■If you can’t make a print Trouble Corrective Action Printer not operating. Make sure that you plugged in the printer...
  • Page 62 ■Media problems Trouble Corrective Action Frequent paper-picking errors. Fan the paper or transparencies before installing them in their respective...
  • Page 63■Problems with image size and position Trouble Corrective Action Off-set images. Check your application for correct image sizing. Cut-off images....
  • Page 64 Error Messages Scanner LCD Panel Error Message Possible Cause Corrective Action ADF top cover open. ADF top cover is...
  • Page 65 Error Message Possible Cause Corrective Action Black Toner Cartridge Black toner cartridge is not Install the black toner cartridge....
  • Page 66 Error Message Possible Cause Corrective Action Imaging Unit wearing out Imaging unit is wearing out. Replace the imaging unit...
  • Page 67Options and Supplies Options Model Number Description KX-PKC3 Letter paper tray KX-PKC4 A4 paper tray KX-PKC5 Letter transparency tray KX-PKC6...
  • Page 68 Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. Central P.O.Box 288, Osaka 530-91, Japan Printed in Japan PJQQA0070WA S0897H3068 Un 68